China said to back private investment in state automakersMay 25
China is considering encouraging state-owned automakers to bring in private car manufacturers as investors as it seeks to create an industrial champion to compete with global companies such as Toyota and Volkswagen, Bloomberg reported.
Novelis expands in China amid trade frictionMay 24
GM's Barra on China's tariffs: Level playing fields or 'open up the markets'May 23
Tesla trims up to $14,000 off Model X in China after tariff cutsMay 23
Donald Trump does a favor for BMW and MercedesMay 23
The biggest beneficiaries of President Donald Trump's drive to get China to "play fair" on trade are automakers such as BMW and Mercedes, which export expensive sedans and SUVs from Germany and the U.S. to wealthy customers in the world's biggest market.
Uber pulls up in Japan with taxi-hailing serviceMay 22
Uber plans to launch its first taxi-hailing pilot service in Japan that will connect passengers to other taxi providers, as it seeks to expand in the country where the firm has been blocked from setting up its own fleet of drivers.
Taiwan's Yageo to buy U.S. electronic components firm for $740 millionMay 22
Russia, Japan, Turkey warn of tariff retaliation against U.S.May 22
Japan, Russia and Turkey have warned the United States about potential retaliation for its tariffs on steel and aluminum, the World Trade Organization said on Tuesday, bringing the total U.S. tariff bill to around $3.5 billion annually.
China cuts import duty to 15% in boost for BMW, Tesla, Mercedes, PorscheMay 22
China will cut the import duty on passenger cars to 15 percent from the current 25 percent, in a boost to foreign automakers, just as the immediate threat of a trade war with the United States recedes.
Toyota plans to roll into China's EV market in GAC vehicleMay 21
Toyota is taking an unprecedented route to meet China's stringent green car quotas: Its showrooms will sell an EV without the Japanese company's triple-oval logo and instead will feature the label of GAC Motor, Toyota's China partner.